2022 – 2023

Connacht Schools Rugby Champions

Posted on : March 28, 2023

On Wednesday 22nd March the Sligo Grammar School Senior Rugby Team did the school proud as they became Connacht Schools Senior Rugby Cup Champions for the second year in a row. They beat Marist College, Athlone at the Sportsground in …

Diversity Day 2023

Posted on : March 26, 2023

On Friday 24th March Sligo Grammar School held a Diversity Day. This special event was organised by Ms McGuinness and a committee of students from across  the school. The aim of the Day was to celebrate the great diversity we …

Sligo Indoor Rowing Success

Posted on : March 21, 2023

Sligo Grammar School hosted the Sligo Schools Indoor Rowing Competition this year, the first ‘in person’ competition since Covid. Ten secondary schools from around county Sligo attended, making it a huge event, with 180 students taking part, split evenly between girls …

Past Pupil Paralympic Star

Posted on : March 16, 2023

Past-pupil Martin Gordon visited the school on Wednesday 16th March to present his Paralympic jersey to the school. Martin represented Ireland in paracycling in Tokyo in 2021 and has competed in the Paracycling World Championships in the past. This year …

Junior Cycle Award Winner

Posted on : March 16, 2023

Congratulations to TY student, Diarmaid O’Connell who received an award in recognition of his excellent result in the 2022 Junior Cycle Irish exam. The Special Irish Recognition Award was presented by University of Galway to students across Connacht who achieved …

Debating Success

Posted on : March 6, 2023

It’s been a successful term for SGS Debaters. On Saturday 4th March, members of the Sligo Grammar School Debate Club competed in the Connacht Schools Mace Debating Final at Galway University. The day was very successful for Ellen O’Hara and …

TY Ski Trip to Italy

Posted on : February 15, 2023

On Friday 10th February the TY class arrived back from their Ski trip in Italy. This trip has become an annual event for TYs and a high point of the year. The students, accompanied by teachers Cecilia McGuinness, Áine McManus, …

SGS at Indoor rowing championships

Posted on : February 13, 2023

The Irish Indoor Rowing Championships took place on Saturday 4th February at UL. Sligo Grammar School had a total of nine students from the rowing club entered in individual events and two team events. The squad left Sligo in the …

Swimming Success

Posted on : February 7, 2023

On Sunday 5th February eight Sligo Grammar School students travelled to Longford for the Connacht Schools Swim Gala. All the SGS students turned in great performances in the Individual and Relay events. A special mention goes to Matthew O’Grady who …

Irish Angus Competition 2023

Posted on : February 2, 2023

On Monday 16th January, TY students Ellen Hunter, Lara Clinch, Louise Robertson and Sophie Swann attended the Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition interviews in TUS Midlands Campus in Athlone. The competition asks students to present projects promoting Irish Angus beef.  There …

Latest News

  • SciFest 2023 Award Winner

    Well done to Sophie Swann who has won the Royal Society of Chemistry Award at this year’s SciFest. She won the award for her project in which she did a study of microorganisms present on natural and artificial sports/playing surfaces. …

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  • Stars in our Eyes

    On Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th May a host of SGS musicians and singers took to the boards on the Hawks Well stage to present “Stars in our Eyes”. Students from across all year groups were involved, along with some …

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  • Rugby Champions!

    The rugby season had a fantastic ending this month with two more Connacht cups coming home to Sligo Grammar School. First the Sligo Grammar School U14 Rugby Team met Marist College, Athlone on Wednesday 19th April, in the Sportsground, Galway.  …

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  • Artist in Residence

    For the past number of weeks the fifth year Art class has been involved in the BLAST Residency Initiative. This is a National project designed to bring practicing artists into schools to work with students. The fifth year students have …

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  • Easter Sporting Success

    It was a busy Easter break on the sporting front for many Sligo Grammar School students. Mathew O’Grady, 1st year, represented the school at the Swimming Interpros where he won silver in both the 100m Backstroke and in the Medley …

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